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Sticky Thread Sticky: What is My Body Fat Percentage? - Post Your Estimate Request Pictures Here - Vol III

This is the one and only place in this forum to post body fat estimate requests. Previous threads:Vol I,Vol II Calipers, Dexa, hydro-static weighting, all have error rates, and this thread is no different. If you think you are 13% BF and others think you are 15%, consider thanking them...

EjnarKolinkar‎, 03-03-2017 09:02 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: DON'T LOOK PAST the BASICS

From what I've been reading in this forum for the past several years---and it's getting worse, not better---most posters here are, for some reason, missing the basics of fat loss, and instead, are looking for some magic bullet, or worse, putting their faith in some TV or youtube guru, or some...

ironwill2008‎, 01-05-2015 08:31 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Attention: Under 18s

The moderators here have a policy that we do not advise anyone under the age of 18 to restrict their calorie intake. So please do not ask for such advice here. This is because there is the possibility that you could stunt your growth or develop an unhealthy relationship with food. If you have...

SuffolkPunch‎, 11-20-2018 01:16 AM
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Ephedra?

Hello everyone. New to forum, so forgive me if I'm asking a question that is "forbidden". I'm currently in the process of cutting a lot of weight. I'm 38 years old, 5'11", and 317 pounds. Down from 337 in a few months but I'm looking for a bit of assistance with burning this fat. Does anyone have...

1assassin‎, 08-03-2020 06:35 AM
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Question Obese and starting out. Not a BBer. Is this forum for me?

Good morning. I'm seeking a forum for support and advice with my weight problem. I am currently 280#s at 5'10". I was a member here more than a decade ago, but mostly lurked.. This place looks a lot different and I'm sure has changed. I am not a Bodybuilder and never trained like one. Nor...

25WeeksLater‎, 07-15-2020 02:50 AM
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Have been cutting for a month, should I carry on as I am or increase deficit?

I'm 5'11, 172lb, 37 years old, my overall goal is to build muscle but I'm trying to tackle a 40 inch belly first. I'm eating 2000 calories a day. I'm working out 5-6 days a week (including squats, deadlifts, bench press, bent over rows). I've been doing this for a month now and have been...

adam6798‎, 08-01-2020 03:08 AM
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[Losing Fat] Are these macros okay?

So these are healthy foods I’m eating. No sugars and the carbs are like brown rice or oatmeal. I’m 6ft and weigh 160lbs atm and 18yrs old Carbs: 193g Protein: 248g Fat: 49g Net calories: 2,200 I do run 5 days of the week outside ranging from .75, 2.5, and 3 miles everytime. I also...

AJC1013‎, 07-27-2020 11:49 PM
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Cardio 4x a week and still build muscle?

I weight lift 5x a week and have been doing 25min cardio sessions 4x a week in the mornings. I only burn about 240-250 calories for the cardio and I make sure to eat a good amount in that day so i’m not in a huge deficit. Would this be ok to continue to do, and will it impact my muscle building...

AL459‎, Yesterday 06:44 PM
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Bcaas

Are bcaas necessary for bodybuilding or gaining mass in general. What about cutting?

Alvinthechip‎, 08-06-2020 12:44 PM
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Pyramid of Egypt

Which of the three is more effective for muscle hypertrophy? Traditional set, pyramid or reverse pyramid?

Alvinthechip‎, 07-19-2020 07:54 AM
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6'00 250lbs 20.5%bf

looking for a good daily cal intake and macro split to cut 10% of my body fat im currently taking in 2090cals 210p/155c/70f and have been stuck at 250 for about 3 weeks i workout 6 days a week with daily cardio but i can't seem to break 250.

awatring89‎, 07-15-2020 10:56 AM
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Hi guys I'm a 17 year old trying to look better

Hi, I'm Akshay, and I really need your help in deciding whether I need to put on some muscle or cut some fat, as I'm lacking in both areas. I would also appreciate it GREATLY if somebody helped me calculate my body fat percentage as I'm a beginner, I also do not have calipers( I only have measuring...

axshayyy‎, 08-05-2020 08:12 AM
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Unhappy Going back to the basics, could use help with current situation.

So I’ve been on different crash diets for years, and year over year I’ve actually lost weight and kept it down. I have roughly 40lbs left to lose (currently 234lbs @ 5’6” 33yo male) this time I would like to go back to a healthy ol and true way of doing it: caloric deficit. I go for 2 mile...

bachukanton‎, 07-31-2020 11:08 AM
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Cool Back At It Again

So here am I back on BB to get advice/info. First time I got on here years ago I was crying about my chest lmao I went on the longest crash and cut to 15% but, I was the grossest looking skinny fat I learned so much and soaked up so much information. Now I'm back at 20% but decently strong for...

BasedDean‎, 07-30-2020 11:29 AM
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Loose skin + fat?

Hey, I managed to lose 31kg (70,5lbs) within 10-11 months. I've counted my calories and worked out at the gym 3x / week FBW. For the last 3-4 months I've been maintaining the weight, which is 69kg (152 lbs) and I think now is the time to gain some muscle mass. I've decided to bulk up very...

bemben12‎, 07-24-2020 10:51 AM
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What do you think my body fat is?

180 lbs, 6'2 Pics attached

BenPossible‎, 08-03-2020 08:00 AM
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Calorie Deficit

Hey, I am 6'2 and currently 182 pounds and 19 percent body fat. I know my average maintenance cals, and know I should eat around 250-500 cals less then that to loose weight. I have started to freak out, and eat prob around 800-1200 cals a day. I am losing weight, but the scale says my body fat...

BenPossible‎, 07-31-2020 08:13 PM
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Should i continue cutting?

Hello everyone, Been cutting since last october and started weight training in march on and off due to the quarantine gyms were closed now am back to heavy weight lifting The problem is my body is not changing that much am eating around 1700 my tdee is around 2200 What should i do to get...

Betterdays1122‎, 07-12-2020 12:19 PM
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Body fat percentage 24% to 27%! Need help!

Hey! Lately, I haven't really worried about my weight, instead I've been taking time to really focus on lowering my body fat percentage. I've been going on a calorie deficit, limiting my carbs, and eating a lot more protein. I've also put in a lot more time and miles on the treadmill and my...

BigDonny123‎, 08-05-2020 06:33 AM
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I weigh 201kg but I have tried everything with no impact gotten

I really feel sad . I need help. I feel I am losing my life

biggiedip‎, 07-22-2020 03:57 AM
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Unhappy BIG GUY needs big help

I was always in great shape most of my life, in 2007 I took chantix to try and quite smoking, in 2014 it caused me a heart attack. So at 43 I was laying in the hospital feeling hopeless. I did quit smoking because of my heart attack. I am now 49 in Aug, almost 3 hundred pounds with hyper tension....

BigGuyinSC2020‎, 07-26-2020 10:06 PM
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I didn't know where else to post this - HIV/HGH

Hello all, Sorry if this is the improper forum but I wasn't sure where to post this. A little background. I used to bodybuilding and be in phenomenal shape. 4 Years ago I was around 185lbs 8-10%Bf @ 5'7". I worked out religiously, I ate great and it showed. During the end of that time...

Briktop82‎, 07-19-2020 01:26 PM
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Exclamation How should Teenagers cut fat

How can teenagers cut fat safely? Majority of users on here recommend teenagers to not cut unless you are obese and to just lift and eat healthy. But how are we supposed to lose fat if we are not actively cutting calories since you have to be in a caloric deficit to lose weight. I am 6'4...

brutus0‎, 08-02-2020 02:21 PM
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Smile cutting experience question

so for background i started lifting about 2 years ago to lose weight and get fit as i hated myself i was 225-230lbs im now sitting at 165lbs question is basicly im surprised at how light im getting to get lean should i be concernd or is this just me not reliseing how much fat my body had on it...

calumscotland‎, 07-19-2020 12:48 PM
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Personal intro

Hi my name is Charlie, at the start of this year I had open heart surgery due to a life long condition. I've always enjoyed the gym and beginning of last year I got into the best shape I had been in for a years. Since surgery I have gained weight and currently sit at near 15stone. In the last week...

cardiaccharlie‎, 07-29-2020 10:07 AM
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Only 3 easy questions I dont know the answer to

So I am cutting and I have gone from 83.9KG to 76.9KG in 8 weeks, on a 900Kcal deficit. Goal weight is 70KG. 1) As I will need to do a reverse diet soon, how many calories shall I increase each week? I was thinking 200Kcal a week? 100Kcal will take 9 weeks to get to my maintenance of 2400. ...

Cautious1‎, 07-21-2020 01:09 AM
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Am I losing at a good rate?

Height: 5"11 Starting Weight: 83.9 Current Weight: 82.1 Im eating around 1500/ 1600Kcal and only movement im really doing is morning body workout for just under 1hr (Not sure how many calories burnt there), Im in bed rest of the day lol. As im only adding 1 rep each week and 1 set every 3...

Cautious1‎, 06-10-2020 01:11 AM
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Need a program / help

Uploaded my pics current sitting at 215lbs / 6'0 tall. Covid hit and wasnt able to hit any weights / gym. Was at around 200lbs before covid. I feel i have lost alot of strength since not being able to go to the gym. I work 10 hour shifts 6am - 4:30pm for two weeks then do a 4:00pm - 2:3:30 am shift...

Charged14‎, 08-03-2020 09:45 AM
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